Tips and Tricks to Remove Device from Apple ID


An Apple ID is required to use an iOS device. The ID can be linked to the trusted devices list in the Apple ecosystem. But if you are planning to upgrade to a new Apple device then you will want to remove the Apple ID from your old device.

Deleting a device from your Apple ID ends the device’s ability to perform functions associated with your Apple Account. The device will not receive any notifications sent to the Apple account or connected to iCloud. If you are unable to transfer your old device to your Apple account for the new one, here is how you can remove it.

how to remove device from apple id

You can remove any Apple device – iPhone, iPad or Mac – from your Apple account. All you have to do is follow this simple guide-

Step 1- Open Settings on your Apple device.

Step 2- Tap on Apple ID from the Settings menu which you will find at the top of the screen. You should see your name and photo that you have chosen for your account.

Step 3- Next, scroll down to the bottom of the menu where you will see a list of devices that are associated with your Apple ID.

Step 4- Tap on the device which you want to remove from your Apple account.

Step 5- From the Device Information page, select Remove from account.

Step 6- A pop-up will appear with the following text ‘After you remove this device, it will no longer be able to approve new devices or use iCloud and other Apple services unless you sign in again’ Do not do these.’

Step 7- Tap on Remove to remove the device from your account.

Step 8- Another pop-up will appear asking you to contact your carrier to deactivate your SIM card.

The device will then be removed from the Apple account, however, users should note that the login details will still be stored in the device. To remove it completely, you will need to manually log out of your Apple account from the device you have removed from the list.

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